Major Requirements

Faculty advisors will work with students currently enrolled in the major to assist them with course selection and DegreeWorks exceptions as they progress toward completion of their degrees.

Major in Religious Studies, 33 hours

At least 6 hrs from:

RELS 340 - Advanced Study of Western Religion

RELS 375 - Paul's Letters

RELS 380 - Religion and Ethics

RELS 390 - Buddhism

RELS 400 - Immersive or Experiential Learning

RELS 403 - Independent Study

RELS 420 - Themes in the Study of Religion

RELS 450 - Critical Issues in the Study of Religion

RELS 470 - Perspectives on the Study of Religion

27 hrs of additional electives from RELS courses (up to 6 hrs may be from non-RELS, approved electives)

Approved Non-RELS Electives:

ANTH 331 - Native Americans of North America

ANTH 451 - Witchcraft, Magic, and Religion

HIST 423 - Topics in Religious History

HIST 491 - Topics in Middle Eastern History

MLC 205 - Mythologies of the World

MLC 305 - Classical Myth and Theory

PHIL 210 - Philosophy of Religion

SOC 427 - Sociology of Religions